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Packers host 33rd annual Green & Gold Gala, Super Bowl XXXI alumni at Lambeau Field

Posted at 10:15 PM, Oct 01, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-02 00:11:01-04

GREEN BAY, Wis. (NBC 26) -- The 33rd annual Green & Gold Gala took place Friday night at Lambeau Field.


Packers Super Bowl alumni were in attendance, including LeRoy Butler, Antonio Freeman, Frank Winters and more.

Silent auction proceeds benefited Family Services of Northeast Wisconsin.

"One thing that Covid has taught us is that you need to take care of people that you don't know," former Packers defensive back LeRoy Butler told NBC 26. "And that way, we can get back and see some great teammates that I haven't seen for 20 years, help charities and just get out and have a great time."

Organizers of the event hoped to raise at least $500,000.

"It helps us fund programs like our counseling program, some school-based mental health, our sexual assault center and crisis center," Family Services of Northeast Wisconsin President and CEO Lois Mischler said about her largest fundraiser of the year.

The fundraiser was a partnership with Family Services and Green Bay Packers Give Back.